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Gary Kirsten being lifted by the players of the Indian team. (Getty Images)

'Team India has grown from that day': Gary Kirsten recalls 2011 WC victory

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 11:11 PM IST
  • Kirsten, the former South Africa cricketer, was Team India's coach when the Men In Blue won the 2011 World Cup.
Yuvraj Sing and Harbhajan Singh name the best coach that they’ve played under.(Twitter)
Yuvraj Sing and Harbhajan Singh name the best coach that they’ve played under.(Twitter)

Best coach we’ve played under, he knew how to build a team: Yuvraj and Harbhajan Singh hail Gary Kirsten on his birthday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Former India cricketers Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina lauded Gary Kirsten as the former South Africa opener turned 53 on Monday and termed him as the best coach they have played under.
Shoaib Akhtar and Muttiah Muralitharan.(Getty/PTI)
Shoaib Akhtar and Muttiah Muralitharan.(Getty/PTI)

Yousuf would say ‘break his fingers I can’t play his spin’: Akhtar on bowling bouncers to Muralitharan

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 08:31 AM IST
In a recent interview, Akhtar was asked if there was any player who would ask him to not hit him. In his reply, Akhtar recalled how Muttiah Muralitharan would ask him to not send bouncers his way.
Shoaib Akhtar of Pakistan appeals successfully for LBW against Zaheer Khan (R) of India during the second ODI between Pakistan and India played at Pindi Cricket Stadium, March 16, 2004 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.(Getty Images)
Shoaib Akhtar of Pakistan appeals successfully for LBW against Zaheer Khan (R) of India during the second ODI between Pakistan and India played at Pindi Cricket Stadium, March 16, 2004 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.(Getty Images)

Indian tailenders would tell me ‘don’t hit us, we have families’: Pakistan’s Shoaib Akhtar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 08:41 AM IST
Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar named Indian tailenders and Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan when asked if there were any batsmen who told him to get them out but not hit them. Akhtar said Indian tailenders would tell him not to hit them as they have families.
Gary Kirsten and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the ICC Champions Trophy press conference on September 19 in Johannesburg, South Africa.(Getty Images)
Gary Kirsten and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the ICC Champions Trophy press conference on September 19 in Johannesburg, South Africa.(Getty Images)

‘One of the best leaders I have come across’: 2011 World Cup-winning coach Gary Kirsten on MS Dhoni

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 01:51 PM IST
Dhoni, the only captain to have won all the ICC trophies, retired from international cricket on Saturday, more than a year after he last played for India -- the lost World Cup semifinal against New Zealand.
Shoaib Akhtar in his follow through.(Getty Images)
Shoaib Akhtar in his follow through.(Getty Images)

‘Oh my lord, you should have been in the team rather than in the nets’: When a young Shoaib Akhtar bamboozled former India coach

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 09:33 PM IST
The 1994/95 Wills Triangular Series was played between South Africa, Pakistan and Australia and ahead of one of the games, Akhtar recalled how he as an 18-year-old served as one of the net bowlers for the Proteas and immediately left an impression on their players.
Gary Kirsten and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the ICC Champions Trophy press conference on September 19 in Johannesburg, South Africa.(Getty Images)
Gary Kirsten and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the ICC Champions Trophy press conference on September 19 in Johannesburg, South Africa.(Getty Images)

Kirsten reveals how Dhoni cancelled a team trip as coach wasn’t allowed entry

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 07:05 AM IST
Speaking about Dhoni in a recent interview Kirsten pointed out that Dhoni’s loyalty made him one of the most impressive people the South African had ever met.
Virat Kohli in discussion with Gary Kirsten. File image.(AFP)
Virat Kohli in discussion with Gary Kirsten. File image.(AFP)

‘I knew he wasn’t operating his best version’: India World Cup-winning coach Gary Kirsten on first meeting with Virat Kohli

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 12:31 PM IST
Gary Kirsten, who led India to 2011 World Cup title win as coach, recalled the discussions he had with a young Virat Kohli.
Sachin Tendulkar and Gary Kirsten during a nets session in 2010.(Getty Images)
Sachin Tendulkar and Gary Kirsten during a nets session in 2010.(Getty Images)

‘Sachin wanted to give up the game’: How Gary Kirsten sparked a late career renaissance for Tendulkar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Aditya Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 05:34 PM IST
Gary Kirsten’s role and the environment he created allowed Sachin Tendulkar to experience a late career renaissance.
File image of Gary Kirsten celebrating India ODI World Cup win.(File)
File image of Gary Kirsten celebrating India ODI World Cup win.(File)

Gavaskar’s email, laugh with Kumble, Shastri’s ice-breaker: ‘Bizarre’ events before Kirsten’s appointment as India coach

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Prashant Saxena
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 03:47 PM IST
Speaking on the ‘Cricket Collective’ podcast, the former Proteas batsman recalled that the process started when he received an email from Gavaskar, who was part of the coach selection panel at the time.
Members of the Indian cricket team lift Gary Kirsten after winning the 2011 World Cup.(Getty Images)
Members of the Indian cricket team lift Gary Kirsten after winning the 2011 World Cup.(Getty Images)

Former coach Gary Kirsten names Indian cricketer he found easiest to work with

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 05:23 PM IST
Kirsten said serving as coach of the Indian cricket team between 2008 and 2011 remains one of the most cherished memories of his career.
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Gary Kirsten

2011 World Cup-winning coach Gary Kirsten points out difference between coaching national side and franchise team

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 12:37 PM IST
Kirsten has served as the head coach of the Indian team as well as South Africa. it was under his tenure that the Men in Blue won the 2011 World Cup, when they defeated Sri Lanka in the final in Mumbai.
South Africa's Dean Elgar is dismissed by England's James Anderson.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Dean Elgar is dismissed by England's James Anderson.(REUTERS)

South Africa vs England: In unwanted company - 21 years later Dean Elgar joins Gary Kirsten

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 03:49 PM IST
SA vs ENG: Elgar thus became only the fourth South African batsman to be dismissed on the first ball of a Test match. This comes 21 years after the season Gary Kirsten was humbled by the great Antiguan Curtly Ambrose at Cape Town.
File photo of former Head Coach South African national cricket team Gary Kirsten.(Getty Images)
File photo of former Head Coach South African national cricket team Gary Kirsten.(Getty Images)

Gary Kirsten could return to South African cricket set up - Report

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 06:19 PM IST
Gary Kirsten could join as mentor to current interim team director Enoch Nkwe for the upcoming series against England according to a report.
England name Chris Silverwood as head cricket coach(Getty Images)
England name Chris Silverwood as head cricket coach(Getty Images)

England appoint Chris Silverwood as men’s head coach

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 03:04 PM IST
he 44-year-old was an understudy to former head coach Trevor Bayliss for almost two years and saw a promotion following his exit from the backroom staff.
File image of Gary Kirsten.(Getty Images)
File image of Gary Kirsten.(Getty Images)

Gary Kirsten gets backing of former captain for England coach job

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 01:46 PM IST
British media reported that former India coach Kirsten has emerged as the leading contender to take over from Australia’s Bayliss
India's Mayank Agarwal raises his bat after scoring a century and Rohit Sharma looks on in the first Test(PTI)
India's Mayank Agarwal raises his bat after scoring a century and Rohit Sharma looks on in the first Test(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal achieve historic first, break 5 records with triple century opening stand

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 11:07 AM IST
Mayank Agarwal and Rohit Sharma became the first opening in the world to score centuries against South Africa
File image of Gary Kirsten(Getty Images for The Hundred)
File image of Gary Kirsten(Getty Images for The Hundred)

Former India World Cup-winning coach, Gary Kirsten to take over as England’s head coach: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 01:15 PM IST
The World champions are set to tour New Zealand for a five-match T20I and two-match Test series later this month and Kirsten is expected to take over as The Three Lions’ coach prior to the tour.
Gary Kirsten has been shown the doors by IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore(Getty Images)
Gary Kirsten has been shown the doors by IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore(Getty Images)

The great coaching merry-go-round

By Amrit Mathur
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 11:43 AM IST
That IPL is exceedingly tough on high profile coaches is nothing new. T20’s volatility, and intolerance of private investors seeking instant returns, has grounded big names in the past
File image of former Australia cricketer Simon Katich.(Getty Images)
File image of former Australia cricketer Simon Katich.(Getty Images)

Simon Katich replaces Gary Kirsten as RCB head coach, Mike Hesson named Director of Cricket Operations

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 02:53 PM IST
IPL 2020: Hesson recently applied for Team India head coach job but finished second in the race behind Ravi Shastri, who was reappointed by the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC).
Former South African opening batsman, Gary Kirsten is named as head coach of Wales The Hundred team at Glamorgan Cricket Ground on August 1, 2019 in Cardiff, Wales(Getty Images for The Hundred)
Former South African opening batsman, Gary Kirsten is named as head coach of Wales The Hundred team at Glamorgan Cricket Ground on August 1, 2019 in Cardiff, Wales(Getty Images for The Hundred)

Gary Kirsten to coach men’s Cardiff team in ‘Hundred’ league

London | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 11:22 AM IST
Matthew Mott, who guided the Australia women’s team to T20 World Cup triumph last year, will be in charge of the women’s team at Cardiff.
File image of India skipper Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri (R).(AP)
File image of India skipper Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri (R).(AP)

Ravi Shastri favourite to retain Team India coach job: CAC member

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 04:49 PM IST
A CAC member said that with the team doing so well under Ravi Shastri, it was all but certain that the former India all-rounder will continue to coach the Virat Kohli-led team.
File image of RCB head coach Gary Kirsten.(PTI)
File image of RCB head coach Gary Kirsten.(PTI)

IPL 2019: Gary Kirsten wants ‘structural changes’ but will he be in charge of RCB next year?

Bengaluru | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 08:25 PM IST
Under Kirsten’s stewardship, RCB for the second time in two years have failed to make it to the play-offs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Gary Kirsten with wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel and leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.(Twitter/RCB)
Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Gary Kirsten with wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel and leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.(Twitter/RCB)

IPL 2019: Yuzvendra Chahal crashes Kirsten-Parthiv interview with impromptu dance - Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 05:59 PM IST
RCB tweeted a video in which coach Gary Kirsten can be seen praising Parthiv Patel for his brilliance. Just when Kirsten was talking, an excited Yuzvendra Chahal enters the frame and breaks into an impromptu dance.
File image of MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli(AP)
File image of MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli(AP)

I backed Virat Kohli when MS Dhoni and Gary Kirsten had not heard of him: Dilip Vengsarkar

Mumbai | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 08:26 AM IST
Virat Kohli, who made his India debut against Sri Lanka on August 18, 2008, has scaled heights in his ever rising career and will lead India in the upcoming World Cup, which begins May 30 in England.
File image of Dale Steyn(AFP)
File image of Dale Steyn(AFP)

IPL 2019: For Dale Steyn, leading the line is business as usual

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 10:35 AM IST
Having found out that Steyn, 35, was readying to play some T20, Kirsten signed him as Nathan Coulter-Nile’s replacement.
India players celebrate after India defeated Sri Lanka in the 2011 ICC World Cup Final.(Getty Images)
India players celebrate after India defeated Sri Lanka in the 2011 ICC World Cup Final.(Getty Images)

‘We had played average cricket in 2011 World Cup’: Gary Kirsten

New Delhi | By ANI
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 09:03 AM IST
Kirsten also gave insights on why MS Dhoni, then ODI skipper of India promoted himself ahead of Yuvraj Singh in the finals of the match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bowling coach Ashish Nehra, head coach Gary Kirsten, captain Virat Kohli.(PTI)
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bowling coach Ashish Nehra, head coach Gary Kirsten, captain Virat Kohli.(PTI)

IPL will help in World Cup preparation, says Royal Challenger Bangalore coach Gary Kirsten

Bengaluru | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 04:00 PM IST
Gary Kirsten felt that IPL being a pressure tournament will help cricketers prepare better for the World Cup, starting May 30 in England and Wales.
File image of Virat Kohli.(AFP)
File image of Virat Kohli.(AFP)

IPL 2019: Virat Kohli on why Royal Challengers Bangalore haven’t won a title yet

Bengaluru | By ANI
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 10:47 PM IST
Virat Kohli, captain of RCB, attended an event along with Ashish Nehra and RCB coach Gary Kirsten to launch an RCB App.
File image of Kapil Dev.(Karun Sharma/Hindustan Times)
File image of Kapil Dev.(Karun Sharma/Hindustan Times)

Individual ego shouldn’t come in way of women’s cricket development: Kapil Dev

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 11:51 PM IST
Kapil Dev expressed his displeasure in the manner Committee of Administrators member Diana Edulji tried to stall WV Raman’s appointment as the coach of the Indian women’s team.
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